3 members of same family buried to death in Tehrthum

Published On: July 1, 2017 05:02 PM NPT By: Bhagiswar Limbu

TEHRATHUM, July 1: Three members of the same family were buried to death after a landslide above came off and struck their house at Angdim-5  in Myanglung Municipality on the wee hours of Saturday.

The deceased have been identified as Kumari Sodemba, 50, Priti Sodemba, 9, and Prem Kumar Sodemba, 7, said police.

Similarly, 35-year-old Som Kumar Sodemba, Panchi Sodemba, 15, and Sadhana Limbu, 14, sustained injuries while they were escaping from the buried house.

The injured are receiving treatment at Tehrathum District Hospital.

The landslide occurred at 2 am.


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